Senate’s Inadequate Relief Bill Failed
Watchdog: “Time for Congress to Get Serious” About Aid for Americans in Need As The Skinny Bill FailledQ2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreThe Skinny Bill FailledWASHINGTON, D.C.– This afternoon, lawmakers voted down GOP senators’ limited, lacking relief measure just two days after the chamber returned from its month-long vacation. The "skinny bill" was widely criticized as a too little, too late effort to address the hurricane of chaos and hardship facing Americans as COVID-19 continues to rage: widespread food insecurity, an incumbent wave of evictions, and financial crises in th...
Covid-19 Pandemic Creating Need for Quarantine Tracking Technology and Wearable Safety Tech
August 31, 2020 (Investorideas.com Newswire) TraceSafe is at the forefront of developing cutting-edge technologies necessitated by the pandemic.The need for quarantine tracking and wearable safety technology has taken off in the age of the coronavirus, and TraceSafe Inc. (TSF:CSE) has cutting-edge technological solutions for both designed to help business and government get back to work.The firm's quarantine management technology, IMSafe, is being used by the government of Hong Kong to enforce its mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone entering the area. At the airport, all travelers receive a...
Nutrition Stakeholders Stress Need For Monitoring, Distribution Of RUTF To Clients
The need for nutrition stakeholders to put in place an effective monitoring strategy for distribution of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to Centres for the Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) to avert its diversion has been advocated.That was part of the recommendations by the Nutrition stakeholders at the end of a one-day sensitization meeting organized by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with International Society of Media in Public Health (ISMPH) for CSOs and Media held in Bauchi.Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abubakar Y Sulaiman w...
Need is for informed debate on real estate
The “greater fool” is actually an economic term. Simply put, it’s a patsy.For someone to profit, we need a greater fool, someone who will buy long and sell short. Most people spend their entire life trying not to be the greater fool, someone who gets the hot potato and not the last seat when the music stops. The greater fool is someone with the perfect blend of self delusion and ego to think that he can succeed where others have failed.Dubai has always been a hotbed for risk takers, people who have dared to venture into the unknown. It has been this verve that has shaped its zeitgeist and has ...
Trump Says He Doubts Need For COVID-19 Testing: ‘Testing’s, Frankly, Overrated’
President Donald Trump claimed the U.S. has the most COVID-19 cases only because it is doing more testing than other countries.On Thursday at the medical supply center Owen’s & Minor in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Trump showed up to give a speech to the workers in the facility, with no mask on his face, as usual.During his speech, he tried to convince employees at he center that the outbreak is not that severe.“America has now conducted its ten-millionth test. That’s as of yesterday afternoon. Ten million tests we gave, ten million,” Trump said. “And CVS has just committed to establishing up to 1...
Need overwhelms giant loan program for US small businesses
New York (AFP) - A week after its launch, a giant federal lending program to support small businesses devastated by coronavirus shutdowns is still struggling to completely get off the ground. Officials in President Donald Trump's administration and large banks have pointed to impressive early loan figures from the $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).But while important sums have indeed reached some companies in need, other small businesses have been unable to apply for loans, as computer problems dog Washington officials and large banks prioritize some clients over others.Some hard-...
Trump Avoiding Using Defense Production Act In Responding To Coronavirus Despite Urgent Need For Masks & Ventilators
President Donald Trump has not yet exercised the powers of the Defense Production Act, despite invoking it last Wednesday. The act would allow him to direct private companies to produce goods needed to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), such as masks and ventilators.The Defense Production Act was established in 1950 during the Korean War to allow the government to direct private industries to produce weapons, vehicles and other wartime necessities. In 2009, Congress expanded it to include domestic preparedness and national emergency response.The coronavirus pandemic, which Trump declared...